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Rooted phone
Hardware Disable app (free on play store)


Android Sensor Box (free on play store)


First you need to install Android sensor box app for find what is the driver name of proximity sensor

open ASB app and click on proximity sensor and click on as this photo


then you can find what is the driver name of proximity sensor

in my xperia mini pro sk17a driver name
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now install
Hardware Disable app *root need*

after install it hit menu button and change location "/" and rescan
after scan you can view list of drivers
now be carefully
find the name of proximity driver name and tick

finally reboot phone
after start up Hardware dis app ask YES/NO
click yes


its work for me

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and the result is...?


You dont mention what thats for and what ROM should do this?
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and the result is...?


You dont mention what thats for and what ROM should do this?
Result - is working smoothly
ROM - i think rom dose not matter about this app...
am tested on stock 2.3.4

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you're saying if you disable this sensor, the rom becomes "smoother"?

correct me if im wrong, but isnt the proximity sensor responsible for turning the display off while having a phone call?

so if you disable this sensor, the display wont turn off, eating up battery and if youre unlucky youre pressing some soft-buttons onscreen with your ear while talking.
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you're saying if you disable this sensor, the rom becomes "smoother"?

correct me if im wrong, but isnt the proximity sensor responsible for turning the display off while having a phone call?

so if you disable this sensor, the display wont turn off, eating up battery and if youre unlucky youre pressing some soft-buttons onscreen with your ear while talking.
this is for broken proximity sensors not for working
you can search about this problem over xda
lot of people have broken proximity issue

when broken proximity sensor
when some one try to make call screen goes off (wtf)
press any button did not wake-up screen :/

if you want to off your screen when you calling
you can press lock button



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ah, now thats some useful information, thanks.

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